University of Michigan
Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers
University of Michigan

Impacting the Opioid Crisis: Prevention, Education, and Practice for Non-Prescribing Providers

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Karen Farris, PhD, MPA
John Ayanian

Instructors: Karen Farris, PhD, MPA

4.8

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
18 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the factors that contributed to the current opioid crisis.

  • Understand the pathophysiology of pain and its treatment, including what opioids are and how they work.

  • Understand strategies to reduce unintended use and misuse, like prescribing guidelines, surveillance, safe disposal, and intervention messaging.

  • Identify what strategies and tools you can employ to impact the safe use of opioids across clinical care settings and with a variety of populations.

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There are 6 modules in this course

After completing this module, you will be able to explain the factors that contributed to the current opioid crisis.

What's included

5 videos9 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

After completing this module, you will understand the pathophysiology of pain and its treatment, including what opioids are and how they work.

What's included

3 videos6 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

After this module, you will understand how to reduce unintended use and misuse of opioids using various strategies, including prescribing guidelines, surveillance, safe disposal of unused opioids, and intervention messaging.

What's included

8 videos12 readings10 quizzes

After this module, you will be able to identify what strategies and tools you can employ to impact the safe use of opioids across clinical care settings and with a variety of populations.

What's included

12 videos10 readings8 quizzes1 discussion prompt

After this module, you will be able to describe best practices for assessing and treating opioid use disorder (OUD) and explain the evidence that informs these best practices.

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6 videos7 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

After this module, you will understand different aspects of public policy that can impact the opioid epidemic.

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5 videos12 readings7 quizzes2 discussion prompts

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4.6 (14 ratings)
Karen Farris, PhD, MPA
University of Michigan
1 Course5,255 learners
John Ayanian
University of Michigan
1 Course5,255 learners

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